The Ligeti website is a project created by the Ruhr Piano Festival Foundation.
Director of the Ruhr Piano Festival and President of the Ruhr Piano Festival Foundation: Prof. Franz Xaver Ohnesorg
Vincent Meyer/Fondation Meyer, Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, Pro Musica Viva – Maria Strecker-Daelen Foundation, Paul Sacher Foundation, Schott Music, Aldeburgh Music
Pianist and artistic director: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Creative director (concept development and research): Tobias Bleek
Programming and design: Victor Craven
Director and editor: Michael Ciniselli
Camera: Henning Brümmer, Volker Striemer
Camera assistant: Alexey Fedorov
Sound recordings and processing: Christoph Claßen, Robin Bös
All film of Pierre-Laurent Aimard was made exclusively for this website through the generous support of Vincent Meyer.
J. Bradford Robinson (Inside the score)
Anne Boden, Richard McNicol
Permission to use the scores of György Ligeti’s music was kindly granted by the publisher Schott Music.
Photographers: Peter Andersen, Ursula Kaufmann, Margit Tabel-Gerster, Jürgen Röhrscheid, Mark Wohlrab and other photographers (credited on the website).
Acknowledgements appear with the photographs and images where practicable.
We wish to thank the Paul Sacher Foundation and Schott Music for kindly granting permission to use selected sources from their collections.
We have endeavored to find the owners of all rights. In case of omission please contact Ruhr Piano Festival.
Claudia Eckes-Kohlrautz (advice and editing), Meritxell Canela (transcription and editing), Jonas Reichert and Annika Storck (editing), Klara Bernat (translations from Hungarian), Ute Luislampe
We thank the following artists and experts for their collaboration:
Eckart Altenmüller, Simha Arom, Daniele Ciampolini, Saschko Gawriloff, Marie-Luise Neunecker, Heinz-Otto Peitgen
We thank the following for their support:
Heidy Zimmermann, Evelyn Diendorf and other colleagues at the Paul Sacher Foundation Basel
Bernhard Pfau, Christian Krautscheid, Claus-Dieter Ludwig, Christopher Peter and other colleagues at Schott Music
Reinhard Meyer-Kalkus, Katharina Wiedemann and other colleagues at the Wissenschaftskollegs zu Berlin
Tobias Lehmann, Martin Sauer, Julian Schwenkner and other colleagues at Teldex Studio
Vera und Lukas Ligeti
Elke Gasparaitis, Birgit Glasow, Kathrin Hermes, Bettina Jaggi, Matthias Steinhauer and other colleagues at the Ruhr Piano Festival
Lucy Maxwell-Stewart (Red House Productions)
Sophia Karwoski and Jessica Lustig (21C Media Group)
Lydia Connolly, Tracy Lees (HarrisonParrott)
Dan Whitfield, Bill Lloyd and other colleagues at Aldeburgh Music
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